Job Summary The Production Planner will maintain records, coordinate and schedule maintenance and inspection requirements for aircraft and assembly components. This will include flight hour planning requirements and status reporting. Principal Accountabilities
Maintain all aircraft/assembly component records and documentation for a particular fleet/engine/ APU/ LDG ensuring that all components on aircraft/engine/landing gears meet requirements set by the customer.
Plan, provide and control management of aircraft/assembly/component maintenance records /documentation needed to maintain an airworthy, safe and reliable aircraft/component complying with requirements of airworthiness regulatory authorities.
Schedule all inspection requirements for assigned aircraft. Coordinate the scheduling of activity, technical and similar inspections with Quality Control.
Coordinate Maintenance activity planning actions in support of unit plans with other concerned activities.
Develop and prepare maintenance plans, to include specialized plans required by higher authority.
Schedule and conduct all Maintenance scheduling meetings. Review monthly and weekly training schedule to minimize impact on production.
Prepare and distribute Daily Requirement and Dispatch Records.
Attend and participate in monthly and weekly Operations scheduling meetings.
Complete aircraft delayed discrepancy and records review.
Distribute Daily, Weekly and Monthly Flying/Maintenance Schedules to authorized users.
Perform other qualified duties as required.
Knowledge & Skills
Excellent communication skills and ability to communicate info and data to all levels in the organization.
Excellent organization and project management skills.
Ability to manage and control various man hour booking, cost, material, trend analysis, etc. reports.
Extensive knowledge of monitoring work schedules and creating backup plans.
Knowledge of PC and Microsoft office applications. MS Project skill is essential
Ability to manage a large and variable work load, ensuring timely and accurate completion of assigned work.
Strong oral and communication skills and English language fluency.
Excellent organizational and time management.
Able to recognize the sensitivity and confidentiality of the function and act appropriately.
Excellent team working ability to ensure smooth operation in planning organization as a whole.
Ability to anticipate planning needs and provide production planning problem solutions.
Ability to work under intense pressure in MRO environment.
Experience & Education
Engineering or aeronautical engineering degeee.
Previous experience in military MRO and civilian MRO environment preferred.
Seven (7) or more years experience as a production planning engineer.
Knowledge of aerospace software ERP systems for shop floor planning.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment:
May work outside with temperatures exceeding 120 degrees Fahrenheit in an austere environment.
May work in an aircraft maintenance hangar.
May be required to respond to a wide variety of operational circumstances in extreme / adverse conditions.
May be exposed to extreme noise from turbine engine aircraft.
May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles; may be exposed to electrical shock hazards or work near moving mechanical parts, vehicles, or aircraft.
Wearing of hearing, eye protection, ventilation equipment is required while performing some tasks.
Extended daily driving periods to remote site may be experienced.
Must be able to work day, swing, night, weekend and/or holiday shifts, as required.
Must be able to walk and stand on level and/or inclined surfaces for extended durations.
Must be able to climb stairs, ramps, ladders, work stands, and aircraft climbing points.
Must be able to crouch/squat, crawl, grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbow/knee, reach above/below shoulders, rotate at waist and shoulders for extended periods.
May be required to lift up to 75 pounds.
Must be able to twist, bend, rotate, and extend while lifting up to 75 pounds.
Must be able to see aircraft in flight, read dials/gauges, identify small objects and hand tools.
Must be able to differentiate and identify colors.
Must be able to see imperfections smaller than ¼ inch, read micrometers and other small measuring devices / scales.
Must be able to communicate by voice and detect sound by ear.
May be required to operate power vehicles, machinery, hand tools, ground support equipment, fork lift, APU, etc.
Perform any other duties as assigned by the DynCorp Site Manager or designated representative
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.